“Craig Bickhardt is class personified. Fabulous songwriter, great singer and guitarist. He constantly amazes me as he just can't stop getting better all the time. Wine should mature this well.”
“A simply splendid listening experience.”
“After all his years in the big time, [Craig] has managed to retain that purity of spirit, and Brother keeps it refreshingly real.”
“Bickhardt's vocals are soothing and reflective, the perfect vehicle for carrying his smartly crafted lyrics. His are songs of life, with intriguing character sketches and penetrating observations, of restless searching and revealing discovery.”
“I absolutely love 'Brother To The Wind'.... 'This Old House', gives me chills every time I listen to it, course so does much of the album, it's such a lovely collection.”
“Truly enjoyable ”
“Brother to the Wind has the resonance of classic folk-pop, delivered with the easy touch of a master.”
“(Bickhardt) can stand shoulder to shoulder with the best, and therein we see why so many flock to his work: not an inch of the craft is neglected anywhere in Brother to the Wind.”
“(Bickhardt) has the knack of saying a great deal in a few words...fine stuff from a man who is not a newcomer at music or life!”
“Bickhardt...conjures the extraordinary from ordinary events in life's journey.”
“One of the finest CDs this year.”
“His capabilities as songwriter need no further introduction or praise, but Craig Bickhardt also convinces strongly as singer of his own compositions, with a little help from his musical friends”
"Craig Bickhardt has spent a lifetime crafting intelligently lean, but meaningful songs... meticulously shaped, with a keen literary and narrative approach. Most crucially; he is a communicator, capable of touching the heart of his listeners."
"...the real surprise is that Craig hasn't scored a hit himself. His...filigreed guitar flourishes, lilting melodic sense and finely finessed visions tread in that warm, humane, Americana territory..."
"These are the spaces Bickhardt inhabits with his lyrics, quiet, imaginative, deeply poetic..."
“Craig Bickhardt stands among the giants of songwriting. His main stage show at this year's Philly Folk Festival was absolutely outstanding. ”
“What really makes his work click is the emotional depth in his voice and his presentation. He puts a lump in a listener’s throat and a thought in a listener’s head, frequently at the same time. ”
"Craig Bickhardt songs are magical and his stage presence and guitar playing are masterful. He was definitely one of the crowd's favorites at this year's festival."